Coral Reefs

Jason Chin is interweaves the reader into his narrative nonfiction, Coral Reefs. As the characters move into the setting of the coral reefs, so do you.

  • Building Background KnowledgeScience: Food chains, vocabulary
    • Builds curiosity to research and learn more
  • Settingthe young girl is whisked away from the library into a magical place
    • Even the ending leads you into another story
  • Illustrations captures the mind of the reader
    • Teaches visualization
    • Connecting to the science text of facts through a narrative-like feel
  • Close Readingweb
    • Read and reread to understand how nature works together, predator and prey, environment and adaptations, partnerships
  • Author’s Notewhere he gathered his ideas
    • Importance of research
    • Persuading the reader to take action to help coral reefs
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One Response to Coral Reefs

  1. I really enjoy reading your book reviews and craft ideas! I keep adding more books to my check out pile. Keep them coming!

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